A systematic review of three approaches for constructing physical activity messages: What messages work and what improvements are needed?

@inproceedings{Latimer2010ASR,
  title={A systematic review of three approaches for constructing physical activity messages: What messages work and what improvements are needed?},
  author={Amy E. Latimer and Lawrence R. Brawley and Rebecca L Bassett},
  booktitle={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND To motivate individuals to adhere to a regular physical activity regime, guidelines must be supplemented with persuasive messages that are disseminated widely. While substantial research has examined effective strategies for disseminating physical activity messages, there has been no systematic effort to examine optimal message content. This paper reviews studies that evaluate the effectiveness of three approaches for constructing physical activity messages including tailoring… CONTINUE READING

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